Huge night of British Boxing at The O2
May31

Huge night of British Boxing at The O2

Last night at The O2 arena in South London Matchroom Sports put on a pay per view event that few ever saw coming because of its mixture of the UK’s very best fighters. When the card was announced I have to say that my ears pricked up at the thought of seeing one of my all time favourite fighters Kevin Mitchell be given another opportunity at a World Title shot against a very capable & dangerous Lineares, as well as Anthony...

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Joshua wins 1st International Title at The 02
Oct12

Joshua wins 1st International Title at The 02

Anthony Joshua was last night given his first attempt at an International title, when he stepped across the apron at the 02 arena in east London. Up until this fight Joshua has had some carefully selected opponents that he has quite literally taken out in emphatic fashion. Being the new generation of heavyweight British contenders the UK fan base is hopeful of the 24 year old to take us back to the glory days of Lennox Lewis. From...

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Groves gains European Title in WBC eliminator
Sep21

Groves gains European Title in WBC eliminator

George Groves won emphatically last night in his European Title fight against a tough Christopher Rabrasse in a packed Wembley Arena. Following Groves’ last fight against Carl Froch, he is now taking a different path to get the opportunity for another Super Middleweight world title fight opportunity in a WBC showdown against Direll. First of all he had to take care of the business in hand with taking apart in convincing fashion...

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Gavin Rees ends his career in a spectacular war
May18

Gavin Rees ends his career in a spectacular war

The MotorPoint arena in Cardiff played host to one of the best rematches we have seen in a British ring in many years, as Gavin ‘the rock’ Rees bowed out of his professional boxing career in one final  tear up with his old rival Gary Buckland. Their last encounter in February set the years fight calender off as a possible fight of the year contender in what was a very close brutal 12 rounder which really could of been...

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Caris Boxing Club. The Gym of Champions
Feb11

Caris Boxing Club. The Gym of Champions

Last Sunday, I went to visit a very special boxing gym in Finsbury Park north London and to meet it’s founder Mr Sam Hadfield. What makes Caris gym so unique is that it is the only boxing gym in the UK that is registered with the Amateur Boxing Association specifically for the homeless community in London. I was introduced to this project through my friend WBC A Star referee Mr Ian John Lewis, after he was invited to attend a...

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Buckland & Rees fight a 12 round war
Feb02

Buckland & Rees fight a 12 round war

It is not a rare thing for an undercard fight to be fight of the night, but last nights British title eliminator with Gary Buckland and Gavin Rees was something rather special. This was Rees’ last chance of a title shot after being  dominant  in the British rankings for many years, and Buckland had to put on a great performance after a destructive lose against Stephen Smith. Rees started fast and unleashed a barrage of body...

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